How Do Recycled Grocery Bags Improve the Customer Experience?

How Do Recycled Grocery Bags Improve the Customer Experience?

A number of variables go into how customers remember their shopping experiences. Exposure to an assortment of brand messaging and marketing tactics can leave customers with a lot to consider. Luckily, there are promotional products for your brand to take advantage of – products that can differentiate and maximize your message.
With recycled grocery bags, customers and brands gain exposure to new and improved aspects of the shopping experience that would otherwise be hard to achieve. Some aspects of this current experience are outdated and in need of refreshing. Take single-use plastic bags for example. For decades they have been ingrained into the retail culture, providing no value outside of their convenience. Customers have more options today, and brands do too.

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How to Trash Nothing

How to Trash Nothing

For more than 20 years we have been manufacturing reusable bags to help decrease the use of single-use plastic bags. We work hard here at FDP to help keep our landfills free of plastic bags. When I find another organization whose eco-friendly goals align with ours, I always take notice. When I came across a Tweet about an app called Trash Nothing on Twitter last week, I was impressed because it solves a need many of us have – how to get rid of all of the stuff we need to, in a responsible way! The Tweet I read was from an actual user of the Trash Nothing app who was thrilled that they had virtually NO TRASH left over after a move.

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What Reusable Bag Material Is Right for Your Brand?

What Reusable Bag Material Is Right for Your Brand?

There are a multitude of material options you can choose from when customizing reusable bags. These materials are all eco-friendly and come standard with a handful of unique qualities. When customizing your bags, it’s critical to identify the right material for your brand, marketing initiative, and the demographic you will be targeting. Usually, these three avenues intersect and the correct material becomes apparent.

In an effort to answer the question of which reusable bag material is right for your brand, we will explore three unique groups of people that are common reusable bag users and have something to gain when the proper selection is made.

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5 Ways to Keep Your Reusable Grocery Bags Clean

5 Ways to Keep Your Reusable Grocery Bags Clean

Reusable grocery bags are good for the planet and your business. These well-constructed bags are made from recycled or sustainable materials and they reduce the need and use of disposable plastic bags. When customized with your branding information, reusable grocery bags also make excellent marketing tools that get the word out about your company. Reusable grocery bags require maintenance to keep them clean and in good, usable condition.

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Where We Stand: Plastic Bag Bans in 2017 and Beyond

Where We Stand: Plastic Bag Bans in 2017 and Beyond

In 2007, San Francisco became the first American city to implement a plastic bag ban. Nine years later, California took the next step when a statewide bag ban was approved, the first of its kind in America. Similarly, on a global scale, Italy became the first European country with a nationwide single-use plastic bag ban back in 2011.

Each of these locations is implementing bans to take the necessary steps towards limiting, and eventually ending, the production of single-use plastic bags. As a result of these bans, plastic litter will be reduced, natural habitats will be preserved, and the environment will have the opportunity to flourish without single-use plastic bags holding it back.

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How Lila The Dog Is Cleaning Up Our Oceans

How Lila The Dog Is Cleaning Up Our Oceans

Just as we are preparing for a possible hit of Hurricane Irma, we find out that one of our South Florida furry, four-legged neighbors is helping us in our quest to rid the oceans of plastic trash and help people use eco-friendly tote bags.

Lila, previously known as the Lobster Diving Dog, has taken on a new challenge and is now diving for plastic. It is all part of her owner, Alex Schulze’s 4 Ocean project, and we could not be more excited to share efforts that bring awareness to plastic and in turn, promote the use of eco-friendly tote bags.

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What Are Recyclable Bags?

What Are Recyclable Bags?

It can be tough to find an answer when you Google “what are recyclable bags,” but when creating custom reusable shopping bags for marketing and retail use, it is an important question to answer. Reusable bags are a great promotional marketing tool because they are eco-friendly and will last for many years of marketing. Still, once the bag has lived its usefulness, you want to be sure that the bag you created can be easily tossed into the recycling bin and not the landfill. Here are easy to remember tips when choosing your promotional bags.

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3 Trade Show Marketing Ideas to Reduce Plastic

3 Trade Show Marketing Ideas to Reduce Plastic

It can be hard to go green at a trade show, but reducing plastic is certainly worth the effort. Plastic is overflowing in our landfills and never really breaks down, often ending up in our water and food supply. If you are interested in reducing plastic to help our planet and her people, we have three trade show marketing ideas that can make your experience more eco-friendly.

Giving away promotional products is common practice at trade shows, but many times they are made of plastic. Eco-friendly takeaways are a great trade show marketing opportunity for customers, potential customers and members of the media. Your eco-momento will serve as a constant reminder of your brand. Your display is another way to make your exhibition experience more green. Read on for three ways to reduce plastic.

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The Benefits of Reusable Recycling Bags for Multi-Family Dwellings

The Benefits of Reusable Recycling Bags for Multi-Family Dwellings

To make our planet a more sustainable, eco-friendly place, making things easier can go a long way. That’s what brought us to develop a new alternative for storing recyclables.

Reusable recycling bags have emerged as an option, especially in multi-family dwellings, because they simplify the recycling process for tenants. These bags provide value in ways that bins can’t. Recycling bins create clutter, and in many multi-family dwellings, there is no extra space for clutter.

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